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A graduate of the famous Kubert School, Fernando Ruiz has worked in comics and commercial
illustration for over twenty years. Much of his work has appeared in the various publications of Archie
Comics. He has been the regular penciler on Archie, Archie & Friends, Archie's Weird Mysteries, and
the Eisner-nominated magazine series Life With Archie. He has also drawn other Archie characters
such as Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Betty & Veronica, and Jughead. His work has also appeared in
comics published by Dark Horse Comics and Image Comics. In addition to his comic book work,
Fernando has worked for a number of corporate clients such as Simon & Schuster, Ogilvy
Commonwealth Worldwide, and JCPR drawing storyboards, toy designs, whiteboard illustrations, and
many other projects. In 2012, he published the first issue of his independent comic anthology, EPICS.
In 2013, he illustrated the children's book, RABBIDS: Laugh Your Rabbids Off! Most recently, he has
illustrated the popular, best-selling crossover Archie Vs Predator!
In 1995, Fernando returned to the Kubert School as an instructor. He has been teaching at there
regularly for twenty years. He is a regular guest at many comic book conventions every year.